50 Fantastic Rom-Coms to Watch for Girls’ Night In or for Date Night

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You just can’t beat a good Rom-Com, right? If you’re here, I’d imagine you’re just like me – you’ll root for love, no matter what!

Whether you’ve got the girls round, it’s the holidays, or you and your partner fancy a movie night in, this list is full of classic love stories you can rewatch or discover for the first time. If you want to watch them all, get it as a printable at the end of the article.

printable list of 50 romcoms split into different decades on a colored background with a pen

So, let’s take a love-themed trip down memory lane! How many of these have you seen?

50’s – 80’s

We’ve been rooting for love in cinema for decades! Try some of the classic films before Rom-Coms went fully mainstream.

  1. Roman Holiday (1953)
  2. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
  3. Annie Hall (1977)
  4. The Princess Bride (1987)
  5. When Harry Met Sally… (1989)


The 90’s was a great decade for many reasons, and Rom-Coms was one of them. Fall in love all over again with some of the iconic romances, or discover some new ones you may have missed.

  1. Pretty Woman (1990)
  2. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
  3. Groundhog Day (1993)
  4. Only You (1994)
  5. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
  6. While Your Were Sleeping (1995)
  7. Clueless (1995)
  8. Jerry Maguire (1996)
  9. My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)
  10. Chasing Amy (1997)
  11. You’ve Got Mail (1998)
  12. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
  13. There’s Something About Mary (1998)
  14. Notting Hill (1999)
  15. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)


Many would argue the 2000’s, especially the early part of the decade, was THE golden era for Rom-Coms! There are so many classic love stories from this time, some of which are below.

  1. Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)
  2. Serendipity (2001)
  3. The Princess Diaries (2001)
  4. Legally Blonde (2001)
  5. Two Weeks Notice (2002)
  6. My Big Gat Greek Wedding (2002)
  7. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
  8. Love Actually (2003)
  9. 13 Going on 30 (2004)
  10. 50 First Dates (2004)
  11. Along Came Polly (2004)
  12. The Wedding Date (2005)
  13. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
  14. The Holiday (2006)
  15. Enchanted (2007)
  16. 27 Dresses (2008)
  17. Made of Honor (2008)
  18. Definitely, Maybe (2008)
  19. The Proposal (2009)
  20. (500) Days of Summer (2009)


Here you’ll find some more recent Rom-Coms. As streaming services put out more and more films, I’m sure there will be more to add to this section in the coming months and years.

  1. Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)
  2. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
  3. La La Land (2016)
  4. Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
  5. Set It Up (2018)
  6. Always Be My Maybe (2019)
  7. The Lost City (2022)
  8. I Want You Back (2022)
  9. Ticket to Paradise (2022)
  10. Anyone But You (2023)

Can’t get enough of the love stories? Feel free to download this list using the link below.

Get it here
list of romcoms as a printable with a pen on a colored background

Whether you’re revisiting a classic, or you discover a new film for the first time, I really hope this list makes movie night a memorable one.

Any on here you absolutely love? Let me know in the comments, and enjoy watching Rom-Coms for many years to come!

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Don’t forget to save this list to one of your boards. Whenever you feel like watching a Rom-Com, you can quickly take a look at this list and choose your next one.

list of 50 romcoms split into decades on a white background